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years, united healthcare, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> or white house defends the rocky start of health care. whether you deserve better. i apologize. accident. it was a terrorist attack. that is what chinese police are calling the car crash in kinnaman square -- tiannanment square on friday. a new study suggests you consume when you can. welcome. the biggest overhaul of american health care in 50 years. president obama spoke in boston, trying to reassure americans. went before aius congressional committee to explain those glitches. warm welcome for president obama. in what felt like a campaign stop, the commander-in-chief served as advisor in chief. >> today the health insurance companies have to abide by some of the strongest consumer protection ever known. >> back on capitol hill, it was the presi
for fixing these problems. >> even as she spoke those who tried to log on to healthcare.gov got a familiar error message. >> obamacare was signed into law 1002 hundred 56 days ago. since then there have been use their problem after user problem after user problem. >> they demanded to know who is to blame. >> who is responsible for overseeing this project? is it you or your designee? >> hold me accountable. im responsible. >> -- i am responsible. >> it will take strong presidential leadership to fix the existing problems. >> for more on political fallout, i am joined by a white house reporter for the liquor co.. is it too early to say whether this is going to be a success, or is it a disaster in the making? >> i think it is too early to say. there is a lot. the website problems were extraordinarily embarrassing for them. it is a structural problem for the program but if they can fix that that is a big problem off their plate. there is up evil in that market and build -- inability -- there is up evil -- upheaval in the market. it is millions of people seeing their policies change. >> even i
for over 30 years, united healthcare, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." the pakistani taliban tells the bbc a u.s. drone strike has killed its leader, one of the world's most wanted men. gunmen opening fire at los angeles national airport, killing a security agent and winning several others. and first moscow, now berlin, former american contractor edward snowden says he will help a u.s. -- a german investigation into u.s. surveillance programs. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. a high-ranking taliban official says the leader of the taliban and pakistan has been killed in a u.s. drone strike. the missiles are said to have targeted his house and his car in the north, as a meeting was underway. others, including his broth
who hate paperwork. we were promised you wouldn't have to deal with this if you have a good healthcare plan. nobody talked about, there's junk healthcare plans that don't cover hospitalization, that don't cover anything, really, and people like it because they haven't been sick. i am with eleanor on this. i think it will be duked out in the end on what your values are. african americans are for this because they need it. the working poor, they don't have health insurance and the whites are the other group in this case, they are against it. this will be duked out. you want health insurance or not from the government? >> mort. >> let me give you a factual. determine whether or not you were full-time or part-time work. the first six months of last year, these are labor statistics, we created jobs and lost 97,000 full-time jobs. now, we created, it balanced out a little bit, but that is a direct reflection of the anticipation that part-time jobs are not going to be covered by this insurance program. so in terms of employment, 65% of the jobs this year are part- time jobs. this is all a r
the common good for over 30 years, union bank, and united healthcare. >> my customers can shop around, see who does good work and compare costs. it can also work that way with health care. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options, and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely not with our health. >> that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc s presented by kcet, los angeles. (george chattering excitedly) this program was made possible by: can fuel a lifetime of learning. abcmouse.com early learning academy, proud sponsor of pbs kids and curious george. abcmouse.com early learning academy, are designed for kids to be as active as their imaginations. all she knows
official concedes the problems plaguing healthcare.gov have crippled its launch. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this tuesday, top intelligence officials before a separate house panel faced a barrage of questions about n.s.a. surveillance of u.s. allies. >> ifill: and one year after superstorm sandy, what american cities can learn from the netherlands, as they prepare for the next big storm. >> test test test for newshour. testing testing. >> you are quite surprised to see a city like new york, so many people expose and no levees and no protection at all, that was astonishing to me. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> united healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> thi
who does good work and compare costs. it can also work that way with healthcare. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely not with our health. that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the secretary of health and human services was called before congress today to defend problems with the new health care overhaul. kathleen sebelius said the program's website has been a debacle, but she also faced a host of other questions. "newshour" congressional correspo
to carry. >> reporter: the retierped executive say as comparable plan on healthcare.gov will cost twice as much 140 0 a month. >> i was shocked to find out my plan was being cancelled and not compliant and my shock, i guess, kind of turned maybe to anger. >> reporter: there was plenty of that anger at today's ways and meanings hearing directed at the chief of cms, the centers for medicare and medicaid. >> this man wrote me and said my wife has been recently informed that her health care policy does not compile with the affordable care act. >> reporter:ç the defense, ina you were -- insurerers had the option to update and could cancel plans before the law. >> half the people in the market before 2010 didn't stay on policies, they were kicked off or preexisting conditions and premiums went up at least 20% a year. >> reporter: the white house knew between 45 to 75% of plans cannot compile and would have to change countering unqualified assurances from president obama. >> if you're one of the more than 250 million american whose already have health insurance, you will keep your health ins
the rollout of the healthcare.gov website. it was over administration claims that would ensure people they could keep their present plans no matter what. the trouble is many carriers are cancelling low-cost, low-coverage plans because they don't compile with tough insurance standards under the law. bertha coombs has more on the contentious hearing. >> reporter: kathleen sebelius seemed prepared for tough questioning starting off with an apology to americans for the rocky rollout of healthcare.gov. the site was down again today. >> you deserve better. i apologize. i'm accountable to you for fixing these problems, and i'm committed toç earning your confidence back. >> reporter: republican members pressed sebelius about health officials' late changes to the system design and the lack of proper testing, which last week contractors said contributed to the site's malfunctioning. >> nobody indicated this could go this wrong. i was always advised there is always a risk with a new product and site but never suggested that we delay the launch of october 1st, nor did our contractors suggest th
. it can also work that way with healthcare. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely not with our health. that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the united states dealt the pakistani taliban a major blow today killing its leader. american and pakistani intelligence officials reported hakimullah mehsud died in a u.s. drone strike. he had just arrived at a compound near miranshah, in north waziristan, after attending a gathering of taliban leaders. for more, we t
of possible market manipulation. >>> more on the trouble of the affordable care act healthcare.gov. they looked at what users of the website experience as they shop for health insurance plans and when they found may surprise you. bertha coombs has more. >> reporter: how bad was the first day of open enrollment on healthcare.gov? six people managed to enroll during the first day. by the morning of october 3rd, fewer than 250 because of the technology problems plaguing the site. while access was universally poor, the site's glitches made access in some of the 36 states on the federal insurance exchange worse than in others. >> there are variations that tend to be effected by geography or which internet service provider or which browser that you're using. >> reporter: engineers in l lexington began independently tracking it in mid october. at that time, users in a hand full of states like oklahoma in green saw pages load with normal 1 to 2-second performance but in states with red it took well over 8 seconds. >> that relates to geography. there are certain techniques employed to m
healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: european governments lodged new complaints on both sides of the atlantic today over u.s. surveillance. they followed more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to spain james crossoes ignored shouted questions about how his meeting at the foreign ministry went. he had been summoned after the newspaper el mundo reported the nsa tracked more than 60 million phone calls in spain just from december 2012 to january 2013. meanwhile in washington members of the european parliament met with the house intelligence committee on u.s. surveillance. >> it's just about trust. for th
grilling by a house committee, a top government official concedes the problems plaguing healthcare.gov have crippled its launch. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this tuesday, top intelligence officials before a separate house panel faced a barrage of questions about n.s.a. surveillance of u.s. allies. >> ifill: and one year after superstorm sandy, what american cities can learn from the netherlands, as they prepare for the next big storm. >> test test test for newshour. testing testing. >> you are quite surprised t
are and about why they can't give good healthcare and they have to give bottles of whiskey to get their kids in school and it is that stuff i am picking dismiewp i notice article after article where china is the biggest this and biggest that, you know, and in a sense of whether it has t to too with the biggest import or export of some -- >> i think next year, i think next year you will see a bit of that changing in two ways, i think next year you are going to see first the sense that the american economy, even if it doesn't grow as fast as everybody sees there are some numbers where you take absolute amount of american contribution to economic growth it might be bigger than china's by the time you put it all together because of the bigger economy, i think and you are raising american companies at the back of the top of things we do a list of the most valuable companies. three years ago the top ten were almost allstate owned, state capitalists entities and now nine out of the ten are american. and one reason why is because people, investors, when they look at these big stake companies they wo
time, you've got a mature workforce. pay $1 an hour for your labor, have no healthcare, that's the most expensive single element making the costs, have no environmental controls, no pollution controls, and no retirement, and you don't care about anything but making money, there will be a giant sucking sound going south. >> he was prophetic. >> yeah. well, and the funny bit about his math is that actually one of the things which is distressing, and apparently this is actually worse in the tpp, but the companies had tended to move production even when the economic case was very weak. and so when that happens, what you're really seeing is a transfer from -- you're not really seeing shareholders benefit. you're basically seeing a transfer from factory labor to the top executives that you're cutting their pay. to the top executives, there are industries like furniture. i mean, when -- think about it. we've got u.s. wood, and the shipping to china, and then shipping it back. you know, a lot of the values in that wood, you would lose a lot in the transit time, you also lose a lot in flexibilit
are currently without health-care coverage, her children are all on medicaid. and the family lives in a heavily subsidized four bedroom public housing apartment. shannita has to pony up only $200 a month but the we can we followed her she wasn't able to put any rent money aside. >> is it hard having 7 people under one roof. >> it's very hard. it's on a day-to-day basis sometimes you step on each other toast and you know, but as a family, we learn to unite and we learn how to struggle together because at the end of the day, this is about these three children. we don't let them experience poverty. we don't let them see mommy, can i go on my field trip. mommy, can i shall did -- you know, can we celebrate halloween. >> you said that you wanted to keep your children from witnesses poverty. but you live at a really tough neighborhood. >> yes, i do. >> the brooklyn neighborhood of brownsville where shannita and her family live has one of the highest violent crime rates in all of new york city. >> we don't do anything in this neighborhood but buy what we need and come home. if we have to go somewhere
-through inventions have transformed businesses, government and healthcare. david kelly's the founder of ido and a pioneering design thinking. he also created the d school at sanford university, he built tom kelly's apartment ideal and his book the art of innovation and ten faces of innovation an executive fellow at uc berkley's high school of business. together they have written a book sharing their secrets so everyone can find their creative powers. it is called creative confidence unleashing the creative potential within all of us. i'm pleased to have tom and david kelly at this table for the first i'm. so welcome. great to see you. >> thank you very much. >> rose: explain the brother act. >> well, you know, we've been close our whole lives. he's four years younger than me, and in a mid western house which didn't have enough bedrooms, he and i ended up in the basement together and that was our bedroom. so for 14 years before i went to college we lived there. kind of left alone in a basement, you can get into all kinds of trouble. and so but the story of the book is really, we've been clo
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